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XO Marshmallow: Gourmet Marshmallows Made with Love

A project in Chicago, IL by Kat + Lindzi

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The perfect gift to share ... or keep all to yourself! Handcrafted marshmallows made in small batches, plus NEW Monut Mug Toppers!
Backers: 170
Average Pledge Per Backer: $37

Funded: $6,288 of $5,500
Dates: Sep 13th -> Oct 13th (30 days)
Project By: Kat + Lindzi
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Latest News

2 Hours Left!!!

October 12th - via:
Counting down to the final 2 HOURS of our Kickstarter campaign! We are seriously AMAZED at how much love and support you have shown us these past 30 days. We have gone from worrying if our tiny mixer would make it through another batch of... (Read More)

6 Hours to Go! Less than $300 to hit $6K!

October 12th - via:
Let's Get a Holiday Pop-Up Shop!We have a few options lined up this year for a holiday shop location in Chicago! Help us get there in the next 6 hours for a chance to choose our second holiday flavor! You Heard Right: PICK OUR 2ND SEASONAL FLAVOR!If... (Read More)

Our Kickstarter Ends at Midnight!

October 12th - via:
Get your Monuts before they're GONE!We have less than a day left of our Kickstarter campaign! It's your LAST CHANCE to back us and snag yourself a delicious Monut--or three! Once our campaign ends, Monuts will be taking a break before an official... (Read More)

Monuts are HAPPENING!

October 11th - via:
Monuts are happening! Monuts are happening!!! We reached 100% of our Kickstarter goal! We just want to thank YOU ALL SO MUCH!! Seriously! You are making our marshmallow dreams a reality! We've had a lot of people ask when Monuts will be available on... (Read More)

Moments Away from Monuts and More! 98% Funded with 36 Hours Left!

October 11th - via:
Good Morning Monut Lovers! We have LESS THAN $100 to go to reach our goal of $5,500! We are pretty excited about this and wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their support. Thank You! In addition to the gourmet, handcrafted Marshmallows... (Read More)

Only 2 Days Left, PLUS an added Bonus for our Backers!

October 10th - via:
Join Our Backers and Get Great Rewards!It's officially campaign CRUNCH TIME as our Kickstarter only has 2 days left! We are just $900 short of our goal, and hope to reach it in time to bring you delicious Monuts, Marshmallows, and more! so close to... (Read More)

Eeeep! Less than $1,000 to Reach Our Goal!

October 9th - via:
Can you believe we have come this far?!We have less than $1,000 to go until we reach our goal of taking XO Marshmallow to the next level! With your support, I know we will be saying Hello to a new commercial kitchen space soon. Give your hot... (Read More)

We Love Chicago!

October 9th - via:
There is SO much going on this weekend! Yesterday, the Cubbies won yet another playoffs game, bringing out our #FlytheW pride! Cubs fans LOVE marshmallows! Also, TODAY is the Chicago Marathon in which all those crazy runners will travel throughout... (Read More)

Hello Pumpkin Spice!!!

October 7th - via:
Thank you for helping us reach 75% of our goal!We are now offering Pumpkin Spice Marshmallows as a flavor option for our Rewards! You can select Pumpkin Spice during our post-campaign survey, or Add-On a box to your pledge for only $15! What Next?We... (Read More)

75% Pumpkin Spice Goal EXTENDED!

October 7th - via:
We are soooo close to that 75% goal we can almost taste the Pumpkin Spice!We've decided to EXTEND our offer until 12pm (CT) today! Help us raise at least $110 within the next 6 hours and we will add our limited edition Pumpkin Spice marshmallows to... (Read More)

Let's Get to 75% TONIGHT!

October 6th - via:
If we hit the 75% mark TONIGHT we will add Pumpkin Spice marshmallows to our Kickstarter!You heard us! If we raise at least $300 by 8am tomorrow morning, we will add our very popular Pumpkin Spice marshmallow to the list! ���� Holy Pumpkin!... (Read More)

1 Week Left! Back XO Marshmallow Now!

October 5th - via:
Ending Soon! This is the LAST WEEK to Support Our Kickstarter!Back our Campaign  and be some of the first to try our new Monuts (now available in delectable Salted Caramel!) as well as some of our holiday inspired gifts, and of course, our... (Read More)

Stop! Collaborate and Listen: 8 Days Left!

October 4th - via:
We love collaborating and supporting local businesses!We use fresh, premium ingredients found right here in Chicago, and use them to produce the best, fluffiest treats in town.  The most delicious part? You can have your XO Marshmallows shipped... (Read More)

9 Days to Go!

October 3rd - via:
Only 9 Days Left of our Kickstarter Campaign!Don't delay! Snag a Monut or three for yourself, plus a couple boxes of XO Marshmallows to share. Oh yeah, did we mention our awesome swag--like our limited mugs and our cute t-shirt?  Increase your... (Read More)

Whimsical Marshmallow Ideas!

October 2nd - via:
We've already shared some of our favorite s'mores and brunch pairings using our Classic and Boozy marshmallows, so today we wanted to showcase our whimsical marshmallows--Lavender Honey, Mango Habanero, Green Tea, and Root Beer Float.  We love... (Read More)

Our NEW Monut Flavor...and More!

October 1st - via:
And the Winner is...SALTED CARAMEL! The votes have been tallied and by an overwhelming majority, Salted Caramel has been chosen as the NEXT Monut flavor!    You can now select Salted Caramel, in addition to Vanilla, Cocoa-Dusted, and Peppermint,... (Read More)


September 30th - via:
Our Monut **FLASHSALE** is almost over! Snag some of our sweet swag by 10:30AM (CT) to cast a vote on the next Monut flavor!  Photo by: Diva and the Divine   Simply back any of our Monut Rewards and leave a comment letting us know which... (Read More)

Vote for the next MONUT flavor!

September 29th - via:
We've reached 100 Backers on Kickstarter and we want to celebrate BIG!We want YOU to choose the next Monut flavor! Back any of our rewards with Monuts and leave a comment in our comments section on which flavor you want to see us make next! We've... (Read More)

Backing our Kickstarter is Backing Local Art!

September 27th - via:
Support Local Art: Our Kickstarter Exclusive Print  Hello Lovelies! We want to introduce you to someone very special to XO Marshmallow: This is Nicole Lamb, a local Chicago artist and art instructor. She designed and illustrated a print just for our... (Read More)

Boozy Brunch Pairing Guide!

September 25th - via:
Happy weekend everyone! Ok, so, maybe it’s not quite the weekend anymore, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Brunch with some of your favorite friends! We’ve put together some great #sundayfunday ways to enjoy our boozy marshmallows.  ... (Read More)

Meet the Fabulous Owners of XO Marshmallow: Part II

September 23rd - via:
Hello Darlings! We had a blast yesterday at the RedEye Big Ideas Awards photoshoot! After such a long day doing our #girlboss thing, we just want to relax with a glass of wine and some marshmallows. Thank goodness it’s Friday!     Yesterday, we... (Read More)

Meet the Fabulous Owners of XO Marshmallow!

September 22nd - via:
Psst! Guess what? We just found out we are FINALISTS in this year’s RedEye’s Big Ideas Awards  Chicago’s own “Shark Tank” event, hosted on October 13th in Ravenswood!   We are SO excited!   Truly inspired, we’ve decided that today’s... (Read More)

We've Added Add-Ons!

September 20th - via:
We've made it through our first week of Kickstater! To celebrate, we have included Add-Ons to our campaign. Now, you can either adjust your Backer level for a more inclusive Reward, or just increase your pledge and snag some of our fun perks!   ... (Read More)

XO Milestone: 25% Funded!

September 18th - via:
Holy Monuts! We are ¼ of the way towards our goal! With your backing, Kat and I will be able to expand our commercial kitchen space and attend more farmer's markets and trade shows. We will also be able to formally debut our newest creation: the... (Read More)

The Perfect S'More

September 17th - via:
One of the most common questions we get asked is, “What’s your favorite thing to do with marshmallows?” Well, one of our favorite things EVER is a S’More, so we are sharing some of our favorite S’More combinations featuring our classic... (Read More)

Let's Do This!

September 15th - via:
Lindzi and I are pretty excited about this Kickstarter Campaign! Neither of us have much experience with crowdfunding, so researching, planning, and watching it all come together has been a great learning experience.  In all honesty, my favorite... (Read More)

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